The Action Points Podcast! Episode 108 – Box Farts and PAX Tabletop with Melissa Rogerson

In this episode:

We are joined by Melissa Rogerson of PAX Aus Tabletop and Boardgames Australia to chat about running one of the biggest tabletop events of the year and box farts. We also chat a bit about what we’ve been up to: Melissa’s been playing Qwixx, Roll for the Galaxy and Codenames. Dan goes for the big bang while trying out Exploding Kittens and Keep Talking And Nobody Explodes, while Aaron checks out some Guns & Steel.

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Episode 108 – Box Farts and PAX Tabletop with Melissa Rogerson


Music: Theme for Harold (var. 2) by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

Links for the things we talked about:

Here’s a chance to win a 3-day pass to PAX Aus 2015: Just Tweet at us (@action_points) or email us ( with your suggestion of what your #dreamPAXPanel will be.

Games Laboratory Incubator 24 October 2015

Come check out our panels at PAX Aus 2015:

Play With Us: Wits & Wagers LIVE, Friday 30 October 2015, 9 pm, Kookaburra Theatre

Growing Local Board Game Design Communities, Sunday 1 November 2015, 3 pm, Dropbear Theatre

PAX Australia (follow @PAXAus_TT for the scoop on tabletop related events)

Check out the Meet the Designer events at PAX Australia, and the Award-Winning games.

Boardgames Australia


Roll for the Galaxy


Exploding Kittens

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Guns & Steel

Taiwan Boardgames Design

Tabletop Game Designers Australia

Getting Your Indie Tabletop Game Made! panel at PAX Aus 2015

Print & Play Games

Eurogames: The Design, Culture and Play of Modern European Board Games by Stewart Woods



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